Head of Housing
What does Housing mean to you?
At Sevenoaks, Housing is a fundamental service where we are dedicated to making a difference and working within the community is rewarding.
In our energetic and innovative Housing service, affordable, suitable and decent housing is one of our top priorities. We take pride in our work and our customers are at the heart of our work as we strive to provide positive changes for our residents.
In this role you will help adapt and transform our housing services including: homelessness prevention, rough sleepers, private sector housing and housing policy and enabling. You will seek to shape and oversee the delivery of our Housing Strategy by working collaboratively with the whole Housing team and our Partners.
Experience of a Housing Managerial role (within a Local Authority or Housing Association) is key to this role as you will bring significant strategic and operational knowledge of delivering a variety of housing services as well as collaborative partnership working across all sectors as your influence will help to unite our partners.
Join us and you’ll receive a generous rewards package, including membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and a generous annual leave allowance. We offer a supportive work environment, dedicated to developing talent by empowering our staff to keep learning, be innovative, value others, work together and achieve. Sevenoaks is a well-connected district, with excellent motorway links to Surrey, East Sussex and the rest of Kent and under 25 minutes by train from London.
So if you share our energy and passion to develop a proactive and meaningful Housing Service, then we would love for you to join us and shape the future of Housing.
Please note this role is politically sensitive.
Do you want to know more about the role?
Please contact Sarah Robson, Chief Officer People & Places on 01732 227129 to find out more about the work of our Housing Service.
Do you want to ensure you have the best chance of being shortlisted?
Read the Job Description and Personal Specification attached to the role and ensure that your supporting statement explains how you meet the essential requirements as your application will be judged against these criteria.
Closing date: 28th November 2021
Interviews: 7th December 2021
Sevenoaks – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Sevenoaks District Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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